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Victoria's New Residential Zones
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
Calculating Council's 60 Day Timeframe
Applying for Costs at VCAT
Amending a Planning Permit

Loophole Allows More than Two Dwellings in NRZ

Two recent VCAT cases have looked closely at the implications of the restrictions contained in the Neighbourhood Residential Zone (NRZ) that specify the maximum number of dwellings per lot (usually capped at two). The outcome of those cases opens up an opportunity for applicants to develop land in the NRZ with more than the maximum number of dwellings specified in the zone at Clause 32.09-3.